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Sports Medicine in the News 06/03/17

Ian Thorpe on bullying, depression and athletes' mental health + Does tart cherry juice really help athletes? + Does stretching help prevent injuries when you exercise? + Government spends millions more on rugby safety - with focus on concussion, linked to dementia + Brisbane Broncos to come under concussion scrutiny + NZ Rugby tackles concussion head-on in expanded RugbySmart programme [...]

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SPORTS MEDICINE in the News 01/03/17

‘Lift The Weight’ Campaign Urges Rugby Players To Open Up About Mental Heath Issues +Is football heading for headguards - or will heading the ball be banned? +Not all concussion monitors work effectively, researchers say +NRL concussion lawsuit was 'inevitable', says RLPA chief in wake of James McManus action +Case could prompt NRL concussion review [...]

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SPORTS MEDICINE in the News 23/1/17

Blood protein may serve as marker of concussion severity +Concussion linked to brain changes in people at genetic risk for Alzheimer's +Why professional footballers don't talk about their mental health +Want to be a sport star? Don’t specialise as a youngster +Concussion accounts for 25 percent of Premiership rugby injuries +How a Mere Prick of [...]

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SPORTS MEDICINE in the News 21/10/16

Assessing the Mental Health of the NFL -Football-related concussion: A call for action -The reason you get injured while running could be in your DNA -Preventing Sudden Cardiac Death in Athletes -Experts Prescribe Active Rehab for Concussion Patients -Head Injuries Occur in Sports Other Than Football -Why sport is a spiritual experience – and failure [...]

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SPORTS MEDICINE in the News 13/10/16

Risk of heart attack tripled by exercising while angry - Top sports medic wants sugar intake halved - FOOTBALL CAN'T IGNORE MENTAL HEALTH ISSUES -Qatar: Hosting world championships at any cost -Can a good night’s sleep lead to good night on the floor? - 

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SPORTS MEDICINE in the News 10/10/16

How do sports support mental health issues? - Sport bodies need to offer more support to athletes, relationship expert says - Game of golf 'keeps doctor away' - NRL missed chance with Dale Finucane concussion incident - Safety helmets increase after Phillip Hughes tragedy - “Are you allowed to push the physio over?” - 

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